Defensive 9mm round question
This is a discussion on Defensive 9mm round question within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by TX expat
Honestly you aren't going to get much in the way of 'real world tested and proven'. There are plenty of ...
April 20th, 2012 08:30 AM
Originally Posted by TX expat
I have to partially disagree on what he said about the 115gr. I have used the 115gr +P+ if we look at the
9BPLE the Federal Border Patrol, Dekald Co PD had good results with this load the Secret Service carried this round as well. The Winchester 115 +P+ Illinois State PD had outstanding results also I spoke to one of the crime scene investigators on how the round did in the winter months no problems he said.
You do not think the 9mm is effective? Then let me shoot at you.
April 23rd, 2012 06:12 PM
I'm a fan of the hornady critical defense, I've carried them in my 45, 40, and need to get some for my 9. The videos on YouTube impressed me.
Oth, I will never again buy federal hollowpoints. Worst feeding 9mm I've ever shot. The tip of the edge is really sharp and I believe that hinders its feeding.
April 23rd, 2012 08:01 PM
Federal Premium 147 Grain Hydra-Shok JHP. I've never had any problems with it with my Ruger P95PR15.
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April 29th, 2012 10:39 AM
I will be posting a series of videos on my youtube channel this summer regarding balistics. I will be doing more than just the typical "shoot into water jugs" testing.
I will be testing in the following situations:
shooting JHP through car doors and into balstic media
shooting JHP through Pylwood and into balstic media
shooting JHP through Drywall and into balstic media
shooting JHP through car windows and into balstic media
If you want your round tested feel free to post message me and we can work something out. I don't have the means to buy all the common hand gun rounds on the market to test them. I have the means to test every round except the .357sig.
I would love to test some Gold Dots, Hornady Critical Duty/Critical Defense, Federal, Winchester, Etc. Post message me. for more details or sugestions. I would be glad to test your round!
April 29th, 2012 10:52 AM
try some different brands and see what feeds with out jamming; bullet configs are like funny sometimes you never know what works
April 29th, 2012 06:24 PM
Update I shot some hornaday critical defense and federal 147gr hydrashock. I decided on the hydrashocks ands that's what I am carrying. Thanks for the tips hopefully this thread will help others as well.
June 15th, 2012 07:49 AM
Corbons 115+P jhp already has an excellent street record in stopping BG!
Here's a video showing the viewer the power of this ammo!
Cor-Bon 115gr 9mm JHP +P - Ammo test - YouTube
June 15th, 2012 10:32 AM
I've carried Winchester Ranger T,and Federal HST,but I just ordered Speer Gold Dots 124+P from sgammo,the GD's are designed to remain intact when going thru barriers such as auto glass etc.
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